Jane attended high school at Branksome and was a Prefect in her graduating year. She showed great talent in art from an early age and was considered an excellent artist by her former teacher, Mary Simpson. In celebration of her 25th reunion at Branksome, Jane’s artistic depiction of the landmark “porte-cochère” will appear in all publicity surrounding the weekend celebrations. Jane is featured in the Fall 2011 READ networking issue, and is also one of the reunion reps for the Class of 1987.
An award-winning graduate of Ryerson University’s renowned Interior Design program, Jane has more than 18 years of experience as an Interior Designer. As the principal designer for her firm Jane Lockhart Interior Design, Jane and her talented team specialize in corporate branding with a focus on designing impressive residential and commercial interiors for a discerning clientele.
Jane’s interior design work appears regularly in a variety of national and regional Canadian publications including Canadian Living, Style At Home, Reno & Décor and Vancouver’s Home & Living. You’ll find Jane appearing on CityTV’s Breakfast Television and CBC’s Steven & Chris Show. Jane’s latest best-selling book, Room Recipes: Cooking Up Style With Colour demonstrates how anyone can create a personal style from the fabric of their lives.
Jane travels coast to coast in Canada and the USA appearing as keynote speaker at major home and design shows. Jane always finds time in her busy schedule to support her favorite charities including Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation, Sick Kids Hospital, Heart & Music for Ovarian Cancer, Hats On For Awareness for CAMH, High Heals in High Places, Toronto’s Casey House, Hamilton Ronald McDonald House and World Wildlife Fund Canada.